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And So It Goes...#681

What is the point of Capitalism ? Why is the private ownership and control of the means of production ,distribution and exchange of human society worth even arguing over ? 388 more words

UK Politics

And So It Goes...#680

Does anybody seriously get excited about who the next Archbishop of Canterbury might be ? You know ,that long drawn out pretend theological pantomime sans any actual Theological content ,when the archaic no-longer-fit -for-purpose  Church of England wrings its hands and rends its garments in front of an apathetic public ,in what it still believes to be ,a meaningful manner . 308 more words

UK Politics

Eurozone - Why long-term unemployment is so high

Of the 19m jobless Europeans, more than half have not worked for the last year. And over 15% have not had a job for more than four years. 220 more words


New Zealand unemployment incidence by duration since 1986

There has been bit of a wild ride in long-term unemployment in New Zealand. Long-term unemployment – longer than one year – ranging from just over 8% of unemployment in 1986 to nearly 40% in 1992 then down to 5% in 2008. 158 more words

Labour Economics

US - More than one in ten unemployed in 2014 were jobless for 99 weeks or longer

Share of long-term unemployed reached a record high in 2010

The long-term unemployed are people who have been looking for work for 27 weeks or longer.  209 more words

United States

Long Term Unemployment Remains Major Problem

More than two million Americans aren’t feeling the economic recovery, despite several months, or even years, of searching for employment.

The nation’s long-term unemployed represent one of the lingering effects of the Great Recession, and they typically face steep barriers to finding another job. 209 more words

Ari Fleischer: How Republicans Can Win the White House

Fox News — Low growth, low wages and persistently high long-term unemployment have led tens of millions of Americans to lose confidence that Washington – or anyone – can do anything about it. 80 more words